Associate Professor and Head of Digital Marketing Study Program, Faculty of Media and Communication, Singidunum UniversityShe has worked in domestic and foreign financial organizations as marketing and public relations director. She was a board member of the Serbian United Nations Global Compact Network.
She has been engaged as a consultant for UNICEF and on projects supported by the European Union, GIZ, OSCE / OSCE and the Ministry of Culture and Information of the Government of Serbia.
In 2015, she was awarded the title of 'Dip DigM' (Bachelor of Digital Marketing) by the respected British Institute of Direct and Digital Marketing (The Institute of Direct and Digital Marketing, IDM).
In 2016, she also specialized in Search Engine Optimization (SEO) at the University of California, and holds Google AdWords, Google Analytics, Google Mobile, Google Digital Garage, SEM Rush SEO and Facebook Bluesteps certifications.
Head of Department of Tourism and Hospitality, Bournemouth UniversityProfessor Dimitrios Buhalis is a Strategic Management and Marketing expert with specialisation in Information Communication Technology applications in the Tourism, Travel, Hospitality and Leisure industries. He is the Head of Department of Tourism and Hospitality, Director of the eTourism Lab and Deputy Director of the International Centre for Tourism and Hospitality Research, at Bournemouth University in England. In 2018 Bournemouth University was ranked 8th in the QS World University Rankings for Hospitality & Leisure Management. He is also the First Vice President of the International Academy for the Study of Tourism, an Executive Board Member of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO), Affiliate Members and the Editor in Chief of the most established Journal in Tourism: Tourism Review, now in its 73rd volume. Dimitrios is a Founding Member and past President (2010-2014) of the International Federation for Information Technologies in Travel and Tourism (IFITT). Professor Buhalis’ work is referenced widely, being the 3rd most cited for tourism and 1st most cited for hospitality on Google Scholar with more than 30000 citations and h-index 75.
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Business, Singidunum UniversityAleksandar has more than 13 years of professional experience in organizing and conducting professional training, strategic marketing planning and conducting operational marketing activities in a broad international environment: Serbia, Austria, USA, Middle East.
He has had positions:
- Director of the Center for Continuing Education and Professional Studies at Sultanate of Oman
- Business Development Consultant at Code by Comtrade IT Specialization Academy
- Marketing specialist at Comtrade System Integration
Program Director of Spark.me conferenceDigital transformation strategist. Co-founder of Digitalizuj.Me. Program Director of Spark.me conference. Recognised as “Project Manager of the Year” by the Association of Montenegrin Managers. Has 12 years of experience teaching Strategic Management at the University of Montenegro. Keynote speaker in 20 countries across 4 continents, from Peru to Taiwan. Two-time TEDx speaker.
Tihana Baždar Gašljević
Head of Marketing, HUP Zagreb Inc. & Dubrovnik Riviera Hotels Inc.Tihana is currently working as Head of Marketing – HUP Zagreb Inc. & Dubrovnik Riviera Hotels Inc., reporting to the Management Boards for all marketing and PR activities of the hotel group. She is Assistant Lecturer at Vern, Faculty of applied sciences - Hotel marketing. She possesses a vast experience in work with the largest hotel corporations, such as MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL INC. HOTELS (The Westin Zagreb, Sheraton Zagreb, Sheraton Dubrovnik) working with loyalty marketing and global loyalty programs, such as Marriott Bonvoy Loyalty Program. Some of her past positions were: Account Manager Hotels, Booking.com, SEE (Balkan) Region, Marketing Project Manager, The Regent Esplanade Zagreb.
Director of Sales and Marketing department, Radisson Collection Hotel, Old Mill BelgradeShe is well known for her remarkable career in hospitality industry - with more than 15 years of sales and leadership experience. Prior to Radisson Collection Hotel, Old Mill Belgrade she held the role of progressive leadership in hotel Hyatt Regency Belgrade. She joined Radisson Hotel Group in February 2014 as the first employee in development stage of Radisson Blu Old Mill Hotel, Belgrade, where she played a key role in establishing the new hotel on the market. In august 2018. she was in charge of hotel rebranding and introducing the Radisson Collection, new and exclusive brand of Radisson Hotel Group. As director, Ksenija oversees overall coordination, functional management and leadership of sales and marketing initiatives for Radisson Collection Hotel, Old Mill Belgrade. Ksenija is a prominent board member of Nordic Business Alliance, Belgrade and part of Effie Awards Jury. She graduated in 2006 from European University, Faculty of International Management – Belgrade and in 2011 received a Ph.D. in International Management.
Partner, Best Hospitality Solutions
Janez Jager is partner in company Best Hospitality Solutions, responsible for Product Development, Marketing, Research & Digital Distribution.His research in last years was focused on neuroscience in the field of neurobranding, neuromarketing, neurocommunication and space planning (storyliving architecture) connected to conversion through sales funnel and revenue management. These topics have significantly broaden his expertise in field of marketing & sales. On this basis Digital Distribution Force product for digital distribution optimization and revenue management for hotels was developed. His past positions were: Chief Marketing & Sales Officer in one of the Europe's most comprehensive healthness resorts – LifeClass Hotels & Spa, Head for digital marketing and ICT at Slovenian Tourism Board and before that Director of Sales & Marketing at Kompas - largest tour operator in the region.